American Trivia: What We All Should Know about U.S. History, Culture & Geography

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Description

Go beyond baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie

American Trivia includes the origin of the national anthem, stories about national treasures such as the Liberty Bell and Statue of Liberty, fascinating information about the country's many heroes and inventors, and more

Richard Lederer is the author of more than thirty-five books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series. He is founding cohost of A Way with Words on public radio and his syndicated column, "Looking at Language," appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He lives in San Diego.

Caroline McCullagh earned a master's degree in anthropology from the University of California, San Diego. She is the author of four novels, a cookbook, a student opera, and writes monthly garden book reviews for the San Diego Horticultural Society. She lives in San Diego.

Product Details

Price
$9.99
Publisher
Gibbs Smith
Publish Date
February 01, 2012
Pages
144
Dimensions
6.02 X 0.39 X 7.13 inches | 0.46 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781423622772
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About the Author

Richard Lederer is the author of more than 30 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current book, Presidential Trivia. He has been profiled in magazines as diverse as The New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer and frequently appears on radio as a commentator on language. Dr. Lederer's syndicated column, Looking at Language, appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International's Golden Gavel winner.
Caroline McCullagh, writing teacher and award-winning author, earned a master's degree in anthropology at UC San Diego. Besides QUEST FOR THE IVORY CARIBOU, her published books include AMERICAN TRIVIA and AMERICAN TRIVIA QUIZ BOOK, both with Richard Lederer, and SING FOR YOUR SUPPER: OPERA MEMORIES & RECIPES. She has extensively published in newspapers and magazines. When not writing, she spends time with her daughter and granddaughters, playing with her dogs, gardening, and listening to classical music. Visit carolinemccullaghauthor.com.